Negative views on interracial dating

For Asians, the gender pattern goes in the opposite direction: Asian women are much more likely than Asian men to marry someone of a different race.Among newlyweds in 2013, 37% of Asian women married someone who was not Asian, while 16% of Asian men married outside of their race.Some racial groups are more likely to intermarry than others.Of the 3.6 million adults who got married in 2013, 58% of American Indians, 28% of Asians, 19% of blacks and 7% of whites have a spouse whose race was different from their own.It is true that each race of people has its own culture and therefore live and act differently.Someone who lives outside of that culture may feel a bit clueless as to how to approach a certain individual of that culture.This can become tiring and so many people choose to avoid it. They do not want to ostracize themselves from community- Some people who hold powerful positions in their community value the support of their community.

Among blacks, men are much more likely than women to marry someone of a different race.

Friends and family will continue to ask and wonder why the person has decided to date outside of his/her race.

The person will find him/herself having to continuously justify his attraction and relationship.

Negative views of other races are passed on generation to generation and young children are taught which people are acceptable to bring home and which people are not.

In families were racist views are tradition; children are forced to repress their attraction for others outside of their race for fear of being ostracized from family. They are unfamiliar with other race and not sure how to approach- Some people are just not sure how to approach someone of a different race.

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